Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri is a non-profit, statewide social service organization providing mental health, foster care, adoption, crisis pregnancy, parenting, and child development services across the state.


Current office locations are: St. Louis, Columbia, Cape Girardeau , Springfield,  Franklin County, Kansas City and JoplinHilltop Child and Family Development Center is an additional LFCS service site embedded in the North St. Louis community. Community-based locations such as these provide easy access to the vital LFCS programs.

LFCS serves clients regardless of race, faith, national origin, gender or age. Although we respect and uphold our Lutheran heritage, more than 80% of the children and families served by LFCS are from other faiths.